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IGOB131, a novel seed extract of the West African plant Irvingia gabonensis, significantly reduces body weight and improves metabolic parameters in overweight humans in a randomized double-blind
BackgroundA recent in vitro study indicates that IGOB131, a novel seed extract of the traditional West African food plant Irvingia gabonensis, favorably impacts adipogenesis through a variety ofExpand
CHEMICAL CHARACTERISATION OF SAFOU (DACRYODES EDULIS) AND EVALUATION OF ITS POTENTIAL AS AN INGREDIENT IN NUTRITIOUS BISCUITS
ABSTRACT Fruit of Dacryodes edulis (commonly called safou), obtained from Cameroon, Congo Kinshasa, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon, were analysed for their lipid, fatty acid, protein and mineralExpand
Protein quality and antigrowth effect of protein isolate of Mucuna ( Mucuna Pruriens ) and Canavalia ( Canavalia ensiformis ) seeds
Mucuna pruriens and Canavalia ensiformis are legumes promoted by smallholder farmers in Africa. The beans contain high protein content but remain a minor food crop due to the presence ofExpand
SENSORY EVALUATION OF DACRYODES EDULIS FRUIT TYPES
ABSTRACT A sensory analysis was conducted to assess the effect of fruit size on the relative intensity of organoleptic characteristics of Dacryodes edulis fruits (Safou) in Cameroon. Three fruitExpand
Antioxidant and anti-hyperglycemic potential of pulp extracts of Irvingia wombolu fruits
The present study aimed at evaluating the in vitro antioxidant and in vivo anti-hyperglycemic potential of pulp extracts of Irvingia wombolu fruits on streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. AfterExpand
Some aspects of the production of dry Dackere, a granular starchy food from corn
Abstract The overall effect of urbanisation on food consumption pattern is a gradual shift from cheaper, traditionally prepared, perishable food to more easy to make, processed foods with extendedExpand
Intraspecific variation in morphological, sensory and nutritional characteristics of Dacryodes edulis fruits in West and Central Africa
Abstract Six distinct market samples of Dacryodes edulis (safou/African plum) with different fruit colour were characterized in terms of morphological, sensory and nutritional traits that can guideExpand
The Nutritional Role of Indigenous Foods in Mitigating the HIV/AIDS Crisis in West and Central Africa
SUMMARY This paper examines the responsive capacity of the forest foods through domestication and commercialisation for resource-poor vulnerable and affected rural families to the negativeExpand
A PHENOLIC-RICH HERBAL TEA FROM Stathmostelma sp. (STATROLTEA) INHIBITS IN VITRO PANCREATIC LIPASE ACTIVITY
Abstract- The inhibitory effects of Statroltea, a potential functional food beverage produced from the leaves of Stathmostelma sp., on pancre-atic lipase activity were investigated using the pH-StatExpand
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